Tag: walpole island

“Don’t Let People Overlook You, Or Tell You That You Can’t Do Something” – Gabi Whiteye

“Don’t Let People Overlook You, Or Tell You That You Can’t Do Something” – Gabi Whiteye

CKSN Staff- March 8, 2021

Gabi Whiteye, a college basketball player with the St. Clair College Saints sends a message to young women and girls for International Women's Day. Check ... Read More

Tooshkenig Partners With Canadian Junior Golf Association To Support First Nations Golfers

Tooshkenig Partners With Canadian Junior Golf Association To Support First Nations Golfers

CKSN Staff- February 1, 2021

Steve Tooshkenig The Canadian Junior Golf Association is partnering with St Golf, run by local Steve Tooshkenig, to support First Nations in Canada, and bring ... Read More

CK’s Top 10 Sports Stories of 2020: #8 Indigenous Athletes Shine

CK’s Top 10 Sports Stories of 2020: #8 Indigenous Athletes Shine

CKSN Staff- December 27, 2020

In 2020, we made a point to increase our coverage of local Indigenous athletes from Walpole Island and Moraviantown. But our local athletes made it ... Read More

Saints Sign Wallaceburg’s Gabi Whiteye

Saints Sign Wallaceburg’s Gabi Whiteye

CKSN Staff- June 27, 2020

Gabi Whiteye signs with the St. Clair College Saints - Photo by St. Clair College The St. Clair College Women’s Basketball team added another strong ... Read More

National Indigenous Peoples Day Video – We Are All Indigenous Athletes

National Indigenous Peoples Day Video – We Are All Indigenous Athletes

CKSN Submissions- June 21, 2020

Indigenous female athletes Taryn Jacobs, Gabrielle Whiteye, Mattea Deleary, Maddy Lavoie, Samara Whiteye, and Legacie Blackbird talk about what it means to be an Indigenous ... Read More

Two Time Olympian And World Champion Spencer O’Brien Sends Message To Youth From Walpole Island And Moraviantown

Two Time Olympian And World Champion Spencer O’Brien Sends Message To Youth From Walpole Island And Moraviantown

CKSN Staff- June 21, 2020

Two time Canadian Olympian in snowboarding, and two time slopestyle world champion Spencer O'Brien sends a message to Indigenous youth from Walpole Island First Nation, ... Read More

For Cecil Jacobs, Lacrosse Is More Than A Sport – It’s A Lifestyle

For Cecil Jacobs, Lacrosse Is More Than A Sport – It’s A Lifestyle

CKSN Staff- June 18, 2020

Cecil Jacobs playing last summer for the Wallaceburg Red Devils - Photo by Barb GammonCecil Jacobs is one of the areas top lacrosse players. For ... Read More

Fred Saskamoose: Canada’s First Indigenous NHL Player

Fred Saskamoose: Canada’s First Indigenous NHL Player

CKSN Staff- June 18, 2020

Fred SaskamooseFred Saskamoose, of Cree decent, grew up on Ahtahkakoop First Nation in Saskatchewan. Now 85-years-old, Saskamoose became the first Indigenous hockey player in Canada ... Read More

Legacie Blackbird Gains Strength From Her Heritage

Legacie Blackbird Gains Strength From Her Heritage

CKSN Staff- June 17, 2020

Legacie Blackbird - Photo by Matt Hiscox "To me personally, being Indigenous is something I am very proud of because I feel that we are ... Read More

Samara Whiteye: A Young And Inspiring Indigenous Athlete

Samara Whiteye: A Young And Inspiring Indigenous Athlete

CKSN Staff- June 16, 2020

Samara Whiteye with the Chatham-Kent Crush - Photo by CKSN.caSamara Whiteye loves the game of hockey. She also loves where she comes from. "I am ... Read More

Hockey Provided Respite At Residential Schools, But Was Also A Damaging Tool

Hockey Provided Respite At Residential Schools, But Was Also A Damaging Tool

CKSN Staff- June 16, 2020

Boys playing hockey at residential school - Photo from ActiveHistory.ca Residential schools have left behind generations of trauma, and negative impacts on both physical and ... Read More

Hockey Is For Everyone: Indigenous Inclusion

Hockey Is For Everyone: Indigenous Inclusion

CKSN Staff- June 14, 2020

In recent years, the NHL has run a campaign known as "Hockey is for Everyone," looking to bring to light issues in equity and inclusion ... Read More

Meet Debwe: The One Who Speaks The Truth

Meet Debwe: The One Who Speaks The Truth

CKSN Staff- June 14, 2020

Debwe, the mascot for the North American Indigenous GamesIn 2017, the North American Indigenous Games welcomed a new mascot to help represent the event, Debwe. ... Read More

Home Game: Rethinking Canada Through Indigenous Hockey

Home Game: Rethinking Canada Through Indigenous Hockey

CKSN Submissions- June 12, 2020

By Sam McKegney (Associate Professor of English Language and Literature, Queen's University, Ontario) and Michael Auksi (Indigenous Research Officer, University of Toronto). “Damn, we got ... Read More